Tag: Sirkka-Liisa Konttinen

  • Juxtapoz Magazine – Youth Rising in the UK 1981-2021

    A new exhibition at Amber Film & Photography Collective brings together the work of nine photographers who have documented the young people in the UK over a period of 40 years. Rarely seen works by Chris Killip and Sirkka-Liisa Konttinen are shown alongside recent work by Alys Tomlinson, Maryam Wahid, Sadie Catt, Tom Sussex, Christopher Nunn, Paul Alexander Knox and Vanessa Winship. These photographers tenderly capture the awkward, surprising and passionate period of maturation into adulthood.
  • The “Real Britain” Postcards – The New Yorker

    The “Real Britain” Postcards

    In the early nineteen-seventies, a small group of photographers—including Martin Parr, Gerry Badger, Sirkka-Liisa Konttinen, and Stephen Weiss—set out to document what they understood to be real British life

  • Sirkka-Liisa Konttinen: Byker Newcastle

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    Link: Sirkka-Liisa Konttinen: Byker Newcastle | Le Journal de la Photographie

    This series by Finnish photographer Sirkka-Liisa Konttinen was shot in the working-class English neighborhood of Byker, east of Newcastle. Taken in the 1960s

  • Sirkka-Liisa Konttinen Revisits Her Old Byker Neighborhood

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    Link: Sirkka-Liisa Konttinen Revisits Her Old Byker Neighborhood – NYTimes.com

    “When Sirkka-Liisa Konttinen moved to Byker, an English neighborhood in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, she was drawn to the laughter, the children playing in the streets, the energy. For her, this blue-collar community brimmed with life. Then it was demolished.”

  • Sirkka-Liisa Konttinen’s Photos of Her Newcastle Neighborhood

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    Link: Sirkka-Liisa Konttinen’s Photos of Her Newcastle Neighborhood – NYTimes.com

    vistas were rare in 1969, when Sirkka-Liisa Konttinen, a 21-year-old Finnish photographer, arrived. The landscape was cloaked in an industrial fog belched from the coal and shipbuilding industries.